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Little Feat Live at Ultrasonic Studios on 1973-04-10




song introduction (0:20)
Apolitical Blues (3:50)
Got No Shadow (6:37)
Willin' (3:42)
On Your Way Down (6:27)
Walkin' All Night (3:24) [// source interruption at end, radio station tag cut]
/band introduction, chat with Lowell (2:39)
Two Trains (3:14)
Fat Man in the Bathtub (4:51)
Sailin' Shoes (4:06) [// closing applause cut]
tuning (0:17)
Cold, Cold, Cold > (4:27)
Dixie Chicken > (4:46)
Tripe Face Boogie (6:50)
Teenage Nervous Breakdown (3:18)


Collection LittleFeat
Band/Artist Little Feat
Venue Ultrasonic Studios
Location Hempstead, NY

Source WLIR-FM radio broadcast; SBD > FM > CDR > SHN
Lineage FM > ? > CDR > EAC > shn > wav > remaster > flac(lvl8)
Taped by unknown
Transferred by unknown

Notes

Lowell George - vocals, slide guitar
Paul Barrere - guitar, vocals
Bill Payne - keyboards
Kenny Gradney - bass
Richie Hayward - drums
Sam Clayton - percussion

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This is a remaster of shn id - 7709, available at - archive.org

Remastered by plaz.

Files renamed to etree/archive.org standards, re-flac (level 8), new checksums
generated by George Berridge.

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Restored and remastered by plaz:
- corrected DC offset errors
- restored clipped peaks
- lightly decrackled
- reduced broadband noise by 2.2 dB
- reversed channels
- corrected phase (-0.16 ms)
- corrected pitch (+53 cents) ** Thanks Prof. Goody! **
- repaired clicks, pops, crackle, glitches and drops out
- removed or attenuated microphone impact noises between songs
- repaired/attenuated chirping feedback on acoustic piano
- trimmed start and end
- gain normalized and retracked

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Commentary:

Prof. Goody - Marvh 17, 2012

Subject: The source for this remastered version

"First, the DC Offset needs to be corrected for each track.., Then, the Pitch Bender setting is +53 cents throughout; (it's approx. 53 cents flat.)"

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Dub Irie 5/1/2006

"This exceptionally good FM radio broadcast recording showcases Little Feat in session at Ultrasonic Studios for WLIR-FM, Long Island, NY. The show is very good, with loads of Lowell's juicy, down-home slide pervasive throughout. The recording is very high quality for 1973. Some tidbits of DJ interviewing Lowell and the boys are on here between songs. Lowell talks about writing "Willin" while in the Mothers of Invention. They perform an absolutely beautiful version of On Your Way Down. The mood of the recording is laid back and there are a handful of people hanging out there, who you can hear clapping between songs. I had this recording in my collection forever and it is so worn out it is a delight to hear this nice version. Arguably the best of the early Feat "boots", perhaps the only other one that rivals it is the other tape from the Ultrasonic on September 19, 1974."

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DooDahDan - December 16, 2011

Subject: Ferocious Feat

"This is an unbelievable show both in terms of sound quality and playing and I dare say it is probably the best LF show on the Archive. This is a "must have" show for all you Feat freaks and casual listeners out there. Lowell is sorely missed but left us a body of work that crammed 10 lifetimes of fine playing into his very brief visit on this mortal coil, and this is just one shining example. Do not pass this one by."

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al vitale - October 10, 2004

Subject: i was there

"This concert is part of a series of tuesday night live radio concerts aired on wlir-fm, 92.7. the station was located a few blocks from ultra sonic recording studios. lowell george stayed after the live show and remixed the tapes till the wee hours. it was later used as a promotional live show by warner bros. those tuesday night concerts are an incredible sonic history of pretty much every first and second tier band of the 70's. from hot tuna to graham nash solo, jethro tull, jackson browne...they all showed up in that small intimate venue. i was there for nearly every one...and it was magic."

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www.featbase.net comment for this date:

Download this show from archive.org
The bootleg known as"When The Shit Hits The Fan" is from this show. The bootleg is from the "Oh Boy" Label and includes 13 Tracks with inferior sound quality.

Reviews

Reviewer: pinga - - July 13, 2015
Subject: very cool
CD of this show for sale on Amazon for ridiculous price (I think $38) So, why not download that sucker here for free. I think the '74 Ultrasound Studios performance is a little better but not by much...this is still worthwhile addition to your collection...
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